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Arthur Kalala Katalayi

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Arthur Kalala Katalayi

Nickname: 'The Katalyst'

Global Ambassador, Giving Back to Africa


Currently resides in: Western Cape, South Africa

Born in Lyon France

Born and raised in France, educated in the United Kingdom and the United States, Arthur Katalayi is originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

He serves as a Senior Advisor and Global Ambassador for Giving Back to Africa.


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Bloomington, Bloomington, United States


Professional details

Current Position(s)

Senior Executive Advisor to Chairman | Gecamines
Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo | 2014 - present

Mining, Energy and Natural Resources


Global Economic Advisor | Federation des Entreprises du Congo
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo | 2013 - present

Accounting, Banking and Finance


Senior Advisor and Global Ambassador | Giving Back to Africa
Bloomington, United States of America | 2008 - present

Social Development and Community Services


Educational history

Secondary

Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom (2001)

Tertiary

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ, United States of America | 2009 - 2009

Master's Degree - Leadership, Finance, Technology

Salem International University

Salem, United States of America | 2005 - 2005

Bachelor's Degree - Information Technology

Achievements

media exposure

United Nation World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) 20th General Assembly in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe | 2013

Invited to attend World Tourism Summit to raise the profile of DRC's enormous tourism potential. Emphasis was also on the importance of tourism for peace promotion, economic growth and job creation.

SA FM's Talk Shop 'Movers & Shakers' interview with Masechaba Moshoeshoe in Johannesburg, South Africa | 2012

Invited to participate in a discussion around developing young Congolese leaders, economic development in Africa, as well as the importance of 'giving back'.

Rider News | 2010

News@Rider | 2009

News@Rider | 2009

Competitive Accomplishments

Men's Soccer Championship Team | WVIAC | 2005

West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Men's Soccer Regular Season Champion | WVIAC | 2004

West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Salem International | Men's Soccer Athletic Scholarship | 2003

Other Achievements

Fact-Finding Trip to Beijing and Shanghai, China | 2013

Discovery and fact-finding trip; met with potential business partners as well as executives from the Young African Professional & Students (YAPS) organization.

Activities

Memberships

Giving Back to Africa

Advisory Board, 2008 - present

Rider University

Executive Committee, 2010 - 2012

Other Activities

Luba and African Art

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Testimonials

Vimbayi Kajese - 1st African Anchor on China's Int'l State News at CCTV

"Arthur is an already established brand" - 2012

Masechaba Moshoeshoe - Actress, Television Presenter and Radio Host

"Arthur is a true inspiration and his story is absolutely fascinating." - 2012

Spencer Tillman - Former NFL Player, Author and CBS Sports Anchor

"Arthur's come a long way and I like what he's doing with Giving Back to Africa." - 2011

Kate Adams - Senior VP and Global General Counsel Honeywell

"Arthur's passion for Giving Back to Africa is great, and what he has accomplished in his life so far is nothing short of impressive." - 2010

David Guzman - CIO, IT Leader and Business Executive

"Arthur is a bright, vivacious, hard-working, and genuine young man with an incredible personal story. Truly a self-made man." - 2010

Ann Marie Thomson - Founder Giving Back to Africa

"Upon meeting Arthur in person, I became further convinced of his potential for leadership. He brought a natural professionalism to our conversations that impressed me for someone so young. As we discussed GBA and how to work with him, Arthur’s exuberance and positive energy began to infuse GBA with a youthful energy that was both refreshing and challenging; challenging because his faith in the overall mission of GBA and its relevance for the development of future leaders in Congo reminded us again of what this organization is all about. For me personally, Arthur confirmed once again the value of investing in Congolese young people; I saw in Arthur, not only an example of the qualities a GBA Scholar might develop but also his potential to inspire other Congolese young people to consider giving back to their communities. Arthur’s careful, respectful, and committed approach to working with our organization demonstrates his potential to be a knowledgeable, reflective professional. He has a natural ability to communicate and to give feedback that is both critical and constructive (not an easy quality to develop), one of the rare yet absolutely essential qualities of an effective leader. " - 2009

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